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Watered Grass

Mar 29, 2020

Are you someone who feels energized by cleaning and color-coordinating? Do you feel boxed in by strict schedules? Do you get a rush from checking off your to-do list? This week's episode is about the next factor of the Big 5 personality construct: conscientiousness.  This factor defines how organized and efficient we...


Mar 22, 2020

Would you consider yourself a flexible person? When you're asked to make a decision, do you look to others or look within? Today we'll be talking about agreeableness- or how cooperative and sympathetic we are. Where we fall on that spectrum can help us identify how we best manage stress- and what grates our nerves...


Mar 15, 2020

When you think about hitting up a party after work on Friday, how does that feel for you? Energizing? Appalling? Somewhere in the middle? In today's episode, we'll explore the scale of extraversion, or how outgoing and social we are.  Through some guiding questions to see where you might fall, we'll then explore how...


Mar 8, 2020

Self-care felt like a guessing game until I started to know my personality.  The facets of our personality influence what types of strategies and structures will make us feel happiest.  In this week's episode, I discuss the personality theory I'll be using for the next 5 episodes: The Big 5.  Find out what the Big 5...


Mar 1, 2020

What makes life worth living for you?  When I first started attempting self-care, I took this wild buckshot approach- not because I didn't know what to do, but because I didn't know enough about myself to choose the right fit.  One of the biggest steps to that was to identify what my real values were and ask myself...